Headline: Special Weather Statement issued July 24 at 8:12PM EDT by NWS Raleigh NC

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Raleigh NC
Issued: 2013-07-24T20:12:39-04:00
Expires: 2013-07-24T21:00:00-04:00
Description: AT 812 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 9 MILES
NORTHWEST OF ROBBINS…OR ABOUT 15 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ASHEBORO…
MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE ROBBINS…GLENDON…
AND…HIGHFALLS.

HAZARDS INCLUDE…
GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH.
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND
TRASH CANS…POTTED PLANTS…LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR
OBJECTS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT
IN PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND
USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

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Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Area Description: Chatham; Moore; Randolph